If you want to make a difference in providing care to rural and underserved communities, consider this your personal invitation. On June 7-10, 2018, Frontier Nursing University (FNU) will hold the 8th annual Diversity Impact Student Conference, a one-of-a-kind experience designed to “Promote Recruitment and Retention to Increase Diversity in Nurse-Midwifery and Nurse Practitioner Education.”
When: June 7-10, 2018
Who: If you are currently a FNU student or FNU Alumnus, this event is FREE for you! Hosted by FNU’s Diversity PRIDE student organization, Diversity Impact 2018 will open the door for nurse-practitioners and midwifery students to engage in collaborative discussions, address health disparities, and find proactive solutions to improve minority health among underrepresented and marginalized groups. You will hear an inspiring lineup of speakers, and engage in a variety of ways with other students as well as FNU faculty and staff members.
Where: The conference is hosted at Frontier’s campus, nestled in the scenic mountains in eastern Kentucky. With such beautiful surroundings, you can take time to engage with nature during your free time between conference sessions.
What: Throughout the four-day conference, you will:
- Attend sessions hosted by nationally recognized nursing leaders
- Engage in cross-cultural activities and intercultural workshops
- Participate in team-building exercises, cultural competency awareness training, and open dialogues
- Network with available FNU students, community leaders, faculty and staff
- Learn nurse-leadership strategies to care for diverse patient populations
How to Register: Click here to register for the 2018 Diversity Impact Student Conference. All attendees (students/alumni) will be responsible for arranging their mode of transportation to and from campus (i.e- flight, rental car, etc.). Seating reservations, campus room and board will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis until the conference has reached maximum capacity.